Senior Microbiologist Job in Oxford in South East

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Job Title: Senior Microbiologist Job in Oxford
Location: United Kingdom / South East
Salary: £36,000 - £42,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Scientific
Sub Sector: Microbiology
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Job Description

Salary: £36,000 - £42,000

Start Date: ASAP

Telephone: XXXXX XXX XXX

Location: Oxfordshire


Consultant Name: Andrew Bolton

Sector: Chemical

Andrew Bolton at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Senior Microbiologist to join a global Packaging Manufacturer at their state-of-the-art facilities in Oxfordshire on a full time, permanent basis.

As a Senior Microbiologist, you will have overall responsibility for the Microbiology Laboratory & activities on site including:

- Mentoring of Microbiologists within the team.
- Providing microbiology support to development -projects & manufacturing on-site.
- Managing & carrying out product monitoring & hygiene audits internally & at customer sites.
- Providing technical advice to customer teams.

As a Senior Microbiologist, you will have a qualification in Microbiology^or a related discipline (or equivalent) and knowledge of some or all of the following:

- Heat-preserved foodstuffs and beverages.
- Heat-processing and pasteurisation of foods and beverages.
- Spoilage mechanisms of processed foods and beverages.
- Recovery, isolation and identification of spoilage microorganisms to genus/species level.
- Hygiene of food and beverage packing processes.
- Hygienic manufacture of packaging and validation of in-plant controls.
- Aseptic filling and sealing
- Microbial resistance to heat-processing and chemical sterilisation techniques.
- Alternative non-thermal processes.
- Packaging decontamination mechanisms.
- Challenge testing of packaging seals; filling processes; sterilisation; decontamination.

As a Senior Microbiologist you will be joining a global leader in Packaging solutions for the FMCG, Food & Beverage industries, which in return offers a salary of £36,000 - £42,000 and up to 15% bonus, coupled with excellent benefits & training opportunities.

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